Are we getting to be experts at hurricane prep?

    How did you sit the storm? Do you think we learned from last year’s Hurricane Irene? Would loss of property and loss of life have been worse if we had not been through this so recently? Leave a comment or call us at 267-225-7299.

    Did your Hurricane Sandy preparations hold up? How did you sit this storm out? How are you and your friends and family coping?

    Tell us in the comments below.

    As of Wednesday afternoon, the number of human lives lost from Hurricane Sandy stood at 59. Forbes Magazine estimates the cost of damage at somewhere between $20 and $30 billion. But N.J. Gov. Chris Christie is probably right — “I think the losses are going to be almost incalculable” — because … how do you even measure?

    What New York seemed to have dodged with Hurricane Irene last year, it certainly did not escape this time around. Depending on where you were in the 16-state region affected by the massive storm, however, you might not have been hit very badly at all — relatively speaking.

    It is absolutely unpredictable for any of us, despite the best efforts of meteorologists. All we can do is heed whatever warnings we can muster, take nature’s utterly careless and awesome power seriously, and prepare to the best of our abilities — knowing that there are some things you just can’t prevent.

    And we were here just over a year ago. Do you think we learned from Hurricane Irene? Would damages (those within our control, at least), loss of property and loss of life have been worse if we had not been through this so recently?

    Tell us in the comments below.

    Or give us a call at 267-225-7299 to leave a voice message that we might use on the air.

     

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